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787-9 in Final Assembly

Jun 03, 2013 Boeing has begun final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner. The newest member of the 787 family began taking shape on schedule May 30 in Everett, Wash., when Boeing started joining large sections of the super-efficient jet. "From the start, the entire 787-9 team has focused relentlessly on execution so that we fulfill the commitments to our customers," said Mark Jenks, vice president, ... Read more

May 03, 2013 Embraer announced that it has signed a firm order with United Airlines for the sale of 30 EMBRAER 175 jets, with options for an additional 40 of the same model, taking the firm order and options to a total of up to 70 aircraft. If all options are ... Read more

Boeing Expands Presence in Alabama

Apr 16, 2013 Boeing and Alabama leaders today officially opened a new complex in Huntsville that will advance Boeing’s competitiveness and strengthen the company’s commitment to the state. Boeing is the largest aerospace company in Alabama and one of the state's largest employers. Huntsville employees in leased facilities have ... Read more

Airbus Breaking Ground - Mobile, Alabama USA

Apr 10, 2013 Today’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new A320 Family final assembly line at Mobile, Alabama underscored how this new facility will further enhance Airbus’ presence within the key U.S. airline marketplace, while also broadening the company’s global footprint and providing additional flexibility to its worldwide ... Read more

Pitch Aircraft

Apr 08, 2013 Weight-saving is always a concern for airlines and what better area to conserve weight than in the seats. The elusive balance to provide a seat that is comfortable for the passenger yet space saving (more seats = more capacity) light weight to help conserve fuel, and a quick turnaround ... Read more


Apr 04, 2013 The current market demand for the Bombardier CRJ-200 has continued to remain somewhat soft over the last 12 months due to the challenging environment. Based on the current environment and risk averse financial institutions, there has been very little appetite for many buyers to purchase these aircraft. The ... Read more

Boeing and China Eastern Airlines

Mar 28, 2013 Boeing and China Eastern Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the 1,000th Boeing airplane for China, one of the world's most dynamic markets for commercial airplanes. Boeing forecasts that China will need 5,260 new airplanes, valued at $670 billion, in the next 20 years. ... Read more

Vueling A320 with Sharklet

Mar 24, 2013 Vueling, the largest low cost airline in Spain, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip devices, becoming the first Spanish carrier to do so. Including this delivery, Vueling’s in-service fleet rises to 61 A320 Family aircraft. ... Read more

CCAC Conference

Feb 27, 2013 Jointly organized by the committee of China Aviation News and Oppland Corporation, the 5th Annual China Commercial Aircraft Convention 2013(CCAC) will convene on April 24th to 25th in Shanghai China.   Based on 5 years' success of CCAC since 2009, the 5th Annual China Commercial Aircraft ... Read more


Feb 20, 2013 The Current Market   The current market demand for the Bombardier CRJ-900ER has remained somewhat stable over the last 12 months. Currently CV knows of 13 aircraft listed as available for sale and/or lease. Of the 264 aircraft built, 24 aircraft are currently listed as ... Read more

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